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Minister 'cannot guarantee' home-schooled teen will get Leaving Cert results by 12 September, court hears
The High Court last week quashed a decision to prevent Elijah Burke availing of the calculated grade system.
Gemma O'Doherty denies trying to evade service of defamation proceedings against her by Jimmy Guerin
In his action, Guerin claims he was defamed in comments allegedly posted by O’Doherty about him on social media.
Group allegedly trespassing on Dublin housing construction site given until Wednesday to vacate
The matter will be re-mentioned before the court on Wednesday afternoon.
Judgement reserved in action brought by home-schooled student over predictive grades process
The Minister for Education denies the student’s rights have been breached.
Challenge against Leaving Cert calculated grades system opens before the High Court
Elijah Burke said the State’s decision means he cannot advance to third-level education for another year.
Gemma O Doherty allegedly evading service of defamation proceedings against her by Jimmy Guerin
A number of efforts to serve her with documents have been unsuccessful.
Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland
The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.
Parties agree to accelerated hearing of Ryanair's challenge against travel restrictions
Ryanair claims that the Covid-19 restrictions are unlawful.
Provisional liquidators appointed as High Court hears Debenhams had 'no other option' but to wind up
Counsel for the retailer said it was with “great regret” the company was closing its stores here.
Trainee garda who failed beep test takes High Court case in bid to stay on the force
She claims the decision is unfair, and seeks to challenge it in High Court proceedings.
Court gives hospital temporary powers to isolate uncooperative elderly patient with Covid-19
The man is believed to have a cognitive disability.
HSE not going ahead with purported €7.4 million deal for 350 ventilators, High Court told
Swords-based company Narooma claims it entered into a deal with the HSE over the ventilators in late-March.
US firm being blackmailed for more than €5m secures injunction in Irish High Court
The company today secured a temporary order against what are believed to be two Polish nationals and an Irish-registered company.
Two Traveller couples ordered to remove caravans from halting site by 2pm tomorrow
The High Court made the ruling today and the judge said gardaí can arrest the couples if they do not comply.
Iona Institute researcher seeks to sue woman for defamation over Twitter posts
Counsel for Dr Angelo Bottone told the High Court he’d obtained orders compelling Twitter to disclose information about the account.
High Court rules woman weighing 4.5 stone and refusing to eat may be fed through nasal tube to keep her alive
The woman, who is in her thirties, presented at a hospital in recent days very malnourished.
High Court quashes decision compelling school to re-enroll boy (8) who assaulted teacher with hurl
The boy in question has special needs and is on the autism spectrum.
Mediation breaks down in Claddagh ring family dispute, High Court hears
The row involves brothers Andrew and Philip Fried, who are shareholders of Claddagh Jewellers.
Residents at Dublin properties wish to remain despite being ordered to vacate over fire safety concerns
The judge ruled that the orders previously granted by the High Court are to remain in place.
High Court confirms appointment of examiner to water firm Celtic Pure
The company was at the centre of recent product recalls.
Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told
The case will be mentioned before the High Court in October.
Seriously ill woman with eating disorder opposes being made ward of court
Earlier this week, the High Court made orders allowing the HSE to take steps aimed at saving the woman’s life.
Activists lose case against government over its climate change plan
The court will issue its full written decision tomorrow.
Freddie Thompson has started school in Portlaoise Prison, hearing over 'severe' jail conditions told
Thompson has brought a High Court challenge to conditions in the prison.
Court grants HSE order allowing it to take steps aimed at saving life of woman with eating disorder
She is described as being currently very underweight with a dangerously low Body Mass Index (BMI).
Teenager who claims she was sexually assaulted brings court action aimed at getting safe place to reside
The girl has been the subject of interim care orders and had been placed in foster homes.
High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school
The teen was alleged to have engaged in “unpredictable, aggressive and violent behaviour in the school”.
Councillor faces significant legal bill following failed attempt to stop ethics inquiry
Councillor McElvaney was one of the subjects of an RTÉ Investigates programme in 2015.
Dozens say they are now homeless after court extends orders to vacate 'potential fire traps'
Last week the High Court granted Dublin City Council temporary injunctions requiring the residents to immediately vacate the properties.
Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns
If a fire started in any of the three buildings it would “spread very quickly”, the High Court was told.
Judge dismisses case of woman who claims she was coerced into giving her baby up for adoption
The woman, who gave birth when she was 16 years of age, also claimed the AAI had failed to ensure that she was in a position to give informed consent.
Councillor secretly filmed by RTÉ loses court bid to block SIPO inquiry
Justice Garrett Simons said he was satisfied “to dismiss the application in its entirety.”
Interim examiner appointed to water firm at centre of product recall controversy
Celtic Pure was at the centre of product recalls over arsenic levels.
Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'
There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.
Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories
Dawn Meats and Anglo Beef Processors took the High Court action today.
Garda Keith Harrison fails in bid to quash Disclosures Tribunal findings against him
The Donegal-based Garda was strongly criticised in the tribunal’s interim reports.
Strike by Irish-based Ryanair pilots called off after court ruling
An injunction sought by Ryanair against the strike has been granted.
Judge to approve insolvency arrangement in €3.7m debt owed by Frank McNamara and Theresa Lowe
The couple owes money to parties including Bank of Ireland, Banco de Sabadell SA, and Revenue, which are all unsecured debts.
Ryanair strike injunction decision due tomorrow
A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.
Trade union Forsa contests Ryanair's bid to stop planned strike action
Forsa claims that the airline’s response to its detailed pay proposals “was curt and dismissive”.